Lucy Corr is a registered non-profit continuing care retirement community managed by The Health Center Commission for The County of Chesterfield, Virginia. The following individuals serve on the Health Center Commission, which oversees all of the operations of the Lucy Corr community.
HEALTH CENTER COMMISSION:
Hobart Harvey – Chair, At Large Member
Katie McCullough – Vice-Chair/Secretary, At Large Member
Charles F. (Rick) Witthoefft – Immediate Past Chair, At Large Member
Joseph A. James – At Large Member
Ajit Singh – At Large Member
Sarah Snead – At Large Member
Ralph (RT) Taylor – At Large Member
James Worsley – Advisory Member
Alexander Samuel – Advisory Member
Chair, At Large Member
Hobart Harvey served as the Vice President of Financial Services for the Virginia Health Care Association (VHCA), a position he retired from after 18 years of service. His primary responsibilities with VHCA included monitoring Medicare and Medicaid payment issues and related reform initiatives on behalf of the Association’s nursing facility and assisted living facility members. Along with his financial responsibilities, Mr. Harvey worked collaboratively with Virginia’s Medicaid agency to identify and implement solutions for enhancing oral health for residents of long term care facilities. Prior to joining VHCA, Mr. Harvey served as regional Director of Financial Analysis for the Daughters of Charity National Health System-East, now Ascension Health, in Baltimore, Maryland, where he had overall responsibility for the financial reporting and capital project review and analysis function for the region’s fourteen hospitals and health systems. Mr. Harvey also held the position of Senior Manager with Ernst Young where he provided a variety of financial and reimbursement consulting services to both nursing facilities and hospitals. Mr. Harvey is a graduate of West Virginia University.
Vice Chair/Secretary, At Large Member
Ms. McCullough, Director of Information Technology Project Management at VCU Health, has over twenty years of experience serving in various capacities within the health care industry including positions held at Virginia Health Quality Center, Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, CJW Medical Center and Mary Washington Healthcare. Ms. McCullough received her B.A. degree in Biology from Mary Baldwin College and her M.H.A. degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University. Currently, she holds the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality designation and received her certification in Healthcare Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University. Previous professional volunteer positions held include: Virginia Senate Productivity and Quality Award Board of Examiners, Virginia Association for Healthcare Quality Board of Directors and Virginians Improving Patient Safety and Quality Board of Directors. Currently, Ms. McCullough serves the community in several volunteer endeavors including Shalom Farms, and Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Immediate Past Chair, At Large Member
Mr. Witthoefft is General Counsel for Hirschler Fleischer, PC, and has practiced law at that firm since 1972 as a trial lawyer in varied business disputes and commercial cases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized by several legal publications for accomplishments in business litigation. Mr. Witthoefft has served diverse professional organizations, including as president of the Richmond Bar Association, Greater Richmond Bar Foundation, Federal Bar Association (Richmond Chapter), and the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of Court. His community activities include leadership roles with St. Luke Lutheran Church, St. Michael’s Episcopal School, Trinity Episcopal School, James Madison University Parents Council, and the Mary Morton Parsons Foundation. Mr. Witthoefft received his B.A. degree from Hampden-Sydney College, and his J.D. degree from the University of Richmond School of Law.
At Large Member
With 28 years of experience in the medical field, Dr. James is a practicing Internist on staff with HCA Primary Health Group – Johnston-Willis in Richmond, Virginia where he specializes in Geriatrics. Dr. James earned his Bachelor’s Degree from City College of NY and his Medical Doctorate from Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1988. Dr. James completed his Internship, Residency and Fellowship at the University of Connecticut and has certifications by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Additionally, Dr. James is a past member of the Board of Trustees for Westminster-Canterbury Foundation (Richmond) and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Elk Hill, whose mission is to “enable children and families to transform overwhelming challenges into successful futures” through specialized education, community-based services and residential treatment programs.
At Large Member
Dr. Singh serves as Chief Medical Officer for HCA Henrico Doctor’s Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Before coming to Virginia, he served as Chief Medical Officer of Terre Haute Regional Hospital, an HCA Hospital in Indiana. While there, he focused on improving quality outcomes, patient safety and medical staff relations. Prior to serving as Terre Haute’s CMO, Dr. Singh was the hospitalist medicine director. In that role, he expanded the program by focusing on building positive relationships with local physicians and providing exceptional care and communication with all involved in the patients’ care. He also held roles such as medicine department chair, physician advisor and occupational medicine director, and served on a variety of committees including the utilization review, medical executive, clinical monitoring, physician relations, credentialing and the pharmacy therapeutics committees. Dr. Singh received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India. He served as a resident for dermatology, sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy at JIPMER; and was a family medicine resident at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, NY.
At Large Member
Ms. Snead served as Chesterfield County’s Deputy County Administrator for Human Services from July 2010 until her retirement in 2020. Prior to this appointment, she served as Director of Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Department of Social Services. Ms. Snead received her Masters of Social Work with a concentration in Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1983. As Deputy County Administrator, she oversaw the operations of all Human Services Departments within the county and served as the liaison between the Health Center Commission and the County of Chesterfield. She currently serves as Vice-Chair on the Senior Connections Board of Directors, as Vice Chair for Perkinson Center for the Arts Foundation and as Chair of the Lucy Corr Foundation.
At Large Member
Mr. Taylor received his BS in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1999 and is currently employed with Davenport Company LLC where he is a Public Finance Analyst/Banker specializing in investment banking for local government entities and not-for-profits. Mr. Taylor’s prior community activities include serving on his church audit committee, as a board member of the Chesterfield United Football (Soccer) Club and as a wish interviewer/granter and development committee member for the Make a Wish Foundation, among others.
Dr. Worsley was appointed Deputy County Administrator for Human Services in October 2020. Prior to this appointment, he served as Director of Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation. As Deputy County Administrator, he oversees the operations of all Human Services Departments within the county and serves as the liaison between the Health Center Commission and the County of Chesterfield. Before coming to Chesterfield County in 2016, Dr. Worsley served as Director of Columbus, Georgia Department of Parks and Recreation. He holds a bachelors degree in therapeutic recreation and a masters degree in management, both from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a doctorate in leadership from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He is also involved in the following: The First Tee of Greater Richmond; Henricus Foundation; Eppington Foundation; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Mentoring Professional Recreators.
Dr. Alexander Samuel became the Health Director for the Chesterfield Health District in July of 2017. He joined the Virginia Department of Health soon after graduating from residency in 2010, assuming the role of Health Director of the Piedmont Health District, which covers seven rural counties in the central part of the Commonwealth. While in Piedmont, Dr. Samuel focused on health district organizational development and capacity building. He also worked to develop community collaborations that lead to the creation of an obesity prevention coalition and a successful community health assessment partnership with the local hospital system. Dr. Samuel enjoys working at the intersection of fields like public health, social science, and organizational management, using skills in community participatory learning methods, ethnographic assessment, community coalition development, and strategic planning, with the aim of integrating evidence-informed approaches into interventions that are ultimately community derived. Dr. Samuel hails from the wide-open spaces of rural south central Kansas. He obtained his MD from the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine, receiving his Pediatrics training there before entering the General Preventive Medicine and Public Health Residency Program at Johns Hopkins.
The Commission’s day-to-day operation is the responsibility of the Commission’s Executive Staff, whose principal members are listed below.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kendall joined Lucy Corr in March 2014. He previously spent 15 years with Virginia-based American Health Care, where he served as Vice President of Operations and as an Administrator. A 1993 graduate of Radford University, Mr. Kendall first worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide before getting his Nursing Home Administrator’s License in 1996. Mr. Kendall currently serves as Chair of the Virginia Health Care Association’s Board of Directors and as previous past chair of its Regulatory Committee. He was honored as the Virginia Nursing Facility Administrator of the year in 2013 and has twice been appointed to the Virginia Board of Long-Term Care and Assisted Living Administrators.